You Can Make Exceptional Partnerships with APTEP

The Asia-Pacific Technology and Education Partnership (APTEP) is an Office of Naval Research initiative.

APTEP promotes commerce and partnerships in the Asia-Pacific region through advancements in alternative energy research, technology development and education. Due to increasing energy demands, the APTEP vision is focused on “alternative energy for sustainability”.


Energy System Technology Evaluation Program (ESTEP)
New ESTEP video released!

Watch the latest ESTEP video: Energy for the Future Force! READ MORE…

Renewable facilities operator Enel to join Hawaii-based Energy Excelerator’s strategic advisory board
Anna Hrushka, Pacific Business News, March 1, 2017
Enel North America, the U.S.-based subsidiary of Italy’s Enel S.p.A., joins Energy Excelerator’s strategic advisory board, alongside the U.S. Department of Energy, GE Ventures, Blackstone and power utilities from five different countries, to provide member startups with support to develop clean energy solutions.. READ MORE…

Navy Win-Win: Energy Research Expands, Student Veterans Advance
David Smalley, Office of Naval Research, February 23, 2017
The Energy System Technology Evaluation Program, or ESTEP, began four years ago as a way to train veteran Sailors and Marines in energy careers while helping meet warfighter energy demands. Sponsored by ONR’s sea warfare and weapons department, the unique program merges academia and naval commands in an effort to advance energy technologies to meet critical naval needs and reduce one of the biggest costs for the services — as well as some of the biggest dangers, including resupply runs in combat zones.. READ MORE…

Maui Now: MEDB Fund power robotics, STEM careers in Maui County
The robotics phenom is spreading nationwide and students throughout Maui County are getting a dose of the “hardest fun” they’ve ever had. Maui Economic Development Board is supporting robotics in Hawaiʻi as part of its commitment to empowering youth with Science, Technology, Engineering and Math skills for future careers… READ MORE…

Energy Excelerator
EEX invests $5M in 12 new cleantech companies

Energy Excelerator, the national clean energy program dedicated to helping solve the world’s energy challenges, is announcing its latest cohort of 12 companies, with later-stage companies set to each receive up to $1M in funding. Ranging from aerial spectroscopy for farmers to a new CO2 conversion technology, these companies join a portfolio of over 50 companies who are affecting change across the energy and infrastructure systems. READ MORE…


STEMworks™ Professional Development Workshop
March 4, 2017 – Kamali’i Elementary School, Kihei, Maui, Hawaii (USA)
STEMworks™ teachers will learn about Service-Learning and Engineering Design Process through community connections, identifying service projects, and technology tool integration and more. READ MORE…

Startup Entrepreneur Day
March 8, 2017 – Hawaii State Capitol, 415 South Beretania Street, Honolulu, Hawaii (USA)
Sponsored by the High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC), the Startup Entrepreneur Day will showcase Hawaii-based companies and their technology. Meet the entrepreneurs and their tech from 10:00 – 2:00 at the tech fair and watch the companies pitch to the ‘Legislator sharks’ from 12:00 – 1:00. And keep your eye out for Energy Excelerator portfolio companies! READ MORE…

Ka Hei Island Energy Inquiry PD Hawai’i Island Workshop
March 21-22, 2017 – Hawai’i Island (TBD depending on interest), Hawaii (USA)
During the two-day workshop, educators will receive hands-on training in fundamentals of renewable energy including light, photovoltaic, solar heating, energy conservation & audit lessons, and more using inquiry science methodology… READ MORE…

Maui Energy Conference and Exhibition
March 22-24, 2017 – Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Kahului, Maui (USA)
The Maui Energy Conference will explore new and innovative pathways to achieving a vibrant clean energy future in Hawaii. Energy experts and stakeholders from across the U.S. will gather in Kahului, Maui to tackle critical cross-sector issues and examine groundbreaking strategies. READ MORE…

2017 Hawaii STEM Conference
May 1-2, 2017 – Hawaii Convention Center, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii (USA)
Join MEDB and WIT for the 8th Annual Hawaii STEM Conference as students, educators, industry and community leaders from across the state and nation join together to celebrate the positive impact that Hawaii STEM students create in their communities.. READ MORE…

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